The impact of a cyber breach or attack can be huge: there’s the time you could lose through having to fix your website or systems, the potential loss of customers, damage to your reputation and all the other potential consequences of a hacker getting their hands on your data. [bctt tweet="The impact of a cyber breach or attack can be huge: there’s the time you could lose through having to fix your website or systems, the potential loss of customers, damage to your reputation & more- Cyber Security – a small business guide"] The good news is protecting your business from hackers and viruses does not have to take a lot of time, work or money. Small businesses can do two simple things which can help improve their online security – installing the latest software and app updates and using a strong, separate password for your email. Once you and your staff are taking these two key actions, there’s a range of guidance you can follow to protect your business. Cyber Security: a guide for small businesses - CyberSecuritySmallBusinessGuide Most cyber-attacks exploit basic vulnerabilities in IT systems and software. You can prevent these by using Cyber Essentials, which sets out...
Denis Onouha (Arqiva) explains that with attackers now taking days rather than months to master new vulnerabilities and exploit them, organizations need to follow the same steps and deploy intelligent controls while adopting emerging technology through all the stages of the lifecycle.
As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability insurance policy will only continue to grow.
The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in an increase in the potential exposures facing businesses. Regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), must also be considered, because a loss of sensitive personal information may subject you to fines and sanctions from your National Data Protection Authority.